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, i have mike peca, sports reporter for npr, tina, team doctor for the new york giants, and ta-nehisi back at the table as well. tina, what do we know now about the ricks of a career playing football and getting -- sustaining repeated head trauma? >> we know that football is a sport which lends itself to trauma, unfortunately, so we know we have to proceed with a lot of caution with these players who are so vulnerable to the effects of trauma. we know head trauma can cause concussion and we know concussion is a alteration in mental status which ka cause neurological symptoms and psychiatric symptoms as well. >> one of the things that i think is hard for us to track is when did we start to know this? how -- what is the time frame in which the risks have become clear and established by the literature, and where is the literature headed in terms of just what level of injury is acceptable risk? >> one is the short-term effects of concussion, which is concerning and the other is becoming increasingly present in today's world is the long-term effects of concussion and the long-term e
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